North Bergen artist Robert Loughlin dies in fatal car crash

NORTH BERGEN AND BEYOND – North Bergen artist Robert Loughlin was killed after being hit by a car Tuesday night at 11:16 p.m., police said. Police said they believe he was crossing the road to return home to the Manhattan Trailer Court at 42-28 Tonnelle Ave. He died at the scene, according to Lt. Frank Mena of the North Bergen Police.
Robert Loughlin was an artist known for his painting of a square-jawed man, “The Brute,” copies of which often appeared around the streets of New York City. He also sold vintage merchandise to renowned artists such as Andy Warhol. –Stephen LaMarca

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